This awesome story gives me hope that we are continuing to advance towards a more progressive and accepting society as a whole!

I walked until I found just the right spot… a quiet place, a clearing, surrounded by tall, mighty trees…

Then I kicked off my sandals & felt the cool, damp grass beneath my feet for a spell, before settling down & pulling out your book of tiny prayers…

Feathered friends sang to me from those tall trees, as the words soaked in… and I saw that place...
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Between being a kid growing up in the 80s, and later being a young adult who’d dance her ass off at “Flashback 80s” clubs, I must have heard the song about zillion times!

However, I never really heard what the song was about...

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catdad:
Great observation.  Husker Du's Divide and Conquer was released in 1985 and now comes across as somewhat prescient (http://www.metrolyrics.com/divide-and-conquer-lyrics-husker-du.html). 

She felt trapped in her skin.

Her lizard skin.

She desperately needed to break out—to molt, to shed.

To burst out of the tight scales that confined her....

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Joni Mitchell was found unconscious in her home in Los Angeles, yesterday afternoon.... {Read the rest here}

I went to an Iyengar yoga class today—even though I hate Iyengar yoga.

Well, the word “hate” is a strong one… too strong, perhaps?

Just looked it up—hate is defined as passionate or intense dislike.

Yep, that sounds about right…

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The ideals of left-ist, democratic, socialist Bernie Sanders and those of the Catholic Pope have fallen into alignment on an important issue!

Read about it here!

This is by far, one of the coolest ideas I’ve heard in a long time—compostable coffee cups, embedded with seeds!

catdad:
Ooh, very cool.  I'll bet the edible cups taste better.  ;)
billiejoe:
Heehee, yes! :)

Kids playing classic rock on xylophones and other percussion instruments—too good not to share! :)

Video here!

catdad:
That's pretty cool.
miss_babette:
Real life School of Rock 😊

“Good soup is one of the prime ingredients of good living. For soup can do more to lift the spirits and stimulate the appetite than any other one dish.” ~ Louis P. De Gouy

Recipe here! :)